President Obama's America's Great Outdoors Report Released
A bold agenda for The President's initiative on America’s Great Outdoors (AGO) was released February 16th at an event at the White House. Several areas pertinent to outfitters are summarized below. You can find the full Executive Summary by clicking HERE. Note: This is a very large file and will take a few moments to download.
Overall, the report deserves an 'A' for effort since recreation has been on the back burner for most federal agencies for decades. The AGO report gives outdoor recreation new standing at least within the Obama Administration. Many of the recommendations hit on much needed agenda items. There is some overlap with existing agency programs and foundations that would have to be sorted out to avoid creating more layers of bureaucracy. Read More........